Further to Beauty And A Beat by PostModernJukebox, a reader suggested this one, which after listening to (at least thrice), I really really like :

Again I prefer this version to the “real” one … much more character here than the corporately bleached Lorde original 🙂

Music video by Scott Bradley, ‘Royals – (“Sad Clown With The Golden Voice” Version) – Lorde Cover’ (C) PostmodernJukebox 2013

The band:
Puddles the Clown – lead vocals
Robyn Adele Anderson & Cristina Gatti – backup vocals
Adam Kubota – bass
Allan Mednard – drums
Scott Bradlee – piano & arranger

Genre: Jazzy Pop

Enjoy !

Don Charisma

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20 thoughts on “Royals

  1. I’ve been following PJM for a while now. They’ve remade songs I actually hated and made them gold, to me. My favorite of the vocalists is Robyn Adele Anderson. That lady could sing the U.S. Tax Code and make it sound sexy. 😉

    1. LOL, yup very much, she’s very charismatic singer and woman, and totally agree she does stand out … as for songs I hate turned good, well not sure I’d have admitted to liking “call me maybe” before I heard her sing it !

      1. She even made Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ sound good, and that is true ‘miracle work’…lol

  2. PostModernJukebox has wonderful Jazzy renditions of pop songs. Skaterboi, Lovefool, Take me to Church, Hey Ya!, Seven Nation Army, Oops! I did it again, call me maybe, Roar, guns n roses’ sweet child of mine, and my face Radioactive… There is also, all about that bass, bad romance, and all of me.

  3. I love this. I enjoy hearing the original, but this has such depth. I’ve shared it to Facebook and credited you. Thank you, again, for bringing a lovely song/photo/thought to my attention.

    1. You’re welcome as always Greer, happy when I’m sharing things that others like too, it’s job satisfaction in blogging terms 🙂

      And, yes, very much, and well described, similar depth postmodernjukebox added for me, would like to have discovered them earlier … but hey, nevermind.

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